Volkswagen Golf All-track all wheel drive Revealed 1

The Golf is the latest Volkswagen model to get an all-track version, following on from the Passat which was the last to get the same treatment. The all-track version of the Volkswagen Golf will include many visual upgrades, and several upgrades to improve off road performance.

Engine

2015-volkswagen-golf-alltrackVolkswagen has said that the Gold all-track will be available with a choice of three diesel engines, and one petrol engine. Although in the UK the Volkswagen Golf all-track will only be available in the three diesel engine options.

The 1.6 litre turbocharged injection model will be the most economical of the engines, with emissions of 124 grams per kilo grams. With fuel efficiency of 60.1 miles per gallon, and all of this producing 0 to 62 miles per hour in just 12.1 seconds.

The second option is a choice of two 2.0 litre diesels, one producing 148bhp and the other 181bhp. The lower powered model has an average of 57.6mpg and emits 127g/km of emissions; these can manage 0 to 62mph in 8.9 seconds.

Design

The Volkswagen Golf all-track will include equipment for off roading, permanent all wheel drive, and also include a whole load of enhanced features inside the vehicle. It will also feature leather trimmings on the centre console, door trims, gearstick, as well as the steering wheel and get bespoke accents and ambient lights.

Rivals

The closet rival to the Volkswagen Golf all-track is set to be the recently launched all wheel drive Seat Leon Xperience, which comes with the same engines as the Golf and with similar level of equipment.

There is also the Skoda Octavia, which is also a similar size and price to the Volkswagen Golf all-track. Like the Volkswagen and Seat, the Skoda will also feature all wheel drive and raised ride height. These alterations mean that this version of the Octavia will have a much improved ride, and the new engine much improves the speed of the car.

Another alternative which is larger in size than the Skoda Leon Xperience and the Skoda Leon, will be the Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer. The Insignia has a strong engine but is a noisy unit, but includes plenty of tech and is also powerful off road.